Car Washes, sponsored runs, static group bike rides, ‘jail time’ – you name it, you’ve done it this month!
Thank you to everyone who’s organised or taken part in a fundraiser for us throughout April, you’re continuing to make a huge difference to people’s lives right across the UK.
Below are just a few highlights…
And don’t forget, you can share your amazing fundraising achievements, encourage others and share ideas on MyFFC. We have a series of dedicated groups you can join, from Fire Family Challenge and Challengers to Runners, riders, walkers and more!
As part of our commitment to fundraising we are proud to be supporting 2 fantastic charities this year!
Our nationwide tour of Awful Auntie will be supporting @YLvsCancer
Meanwhile, Jane Eyre will be raising money in support of @firefighters999
More info coming soon! pic.twitter.com/JTwkRegB8a
— Heartbreak Productions (@OutdoorPlaysUK) April 22, 2022
Helped my old #oncall Stn (Newton Abbot) at today’s @firefighters999 car wash. Amazing effort by the crew breaking our previous record, collecting £1575 in donations. Over 300 cars and 1 German Shepherd washed. Very tired now. @DSFireUpdates pic.twitter.com/JzTQjsIJCF
— Rob Cude (@robcude) April 9, 2022
Thank you to everyone @Wrexham_AFC #KerryEvans @VancityReynolds @RMcElhenney for letting us collect for the @firefighters999 at the match today. Thanks to all the volunteers & donors for helping. Donate:https://t.co/ApNvOfRwZy pic.twitter.com/Sjo6gbnpw7
— Nikki Haxton-Jones (@Jones_the_Steam) April 18, 2022
All roads lead to Penshaw! ?♀️?♂️?
This week our recruits will be running a gruelling 10k as part of their final week of training. They are fundraising for @firefighters999 a cause very close to their hearts already.
— Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service (@Tyne_Wear_FRS) April 25, 2022
They did it! ? A huge congratulations to Steve Parker, Ash Milne, Ericka Williams and Paul Taylor for reaching their bail target and more! ?
— The Fire Fighters Charity (@firefighters999) April 1, 2022
THE FIREFIGHTER HILL CLIMB GRAND TOTAL
I'm proud to announce the total raised from The Firefighter Hill Climb and subsequent raffle is in…..£5313.37!
— The Firefighter Hill Climb (@FFHillClimb) April 15, 2022
An amazing day at Preston Fire station. With crews being called out to a major fire, it was down to the Fire Cadets to step in, what an amazing job they did.We raised £1,535.98 This along with my Sahara total, brings it to £5,110.98.Thank you to all who donated. @firefighters999 pic.twitter.com/53sEJ1uJjw
— Kelly McHugh (@KellyMQ10) April 23, 2022
Thank you for the fabulous support from the people of Earby and surrounding areas!! £580 raised for @firefighters999 in less than 4 hours!!! Amazing support in these financially testing times. Thank you from all @Earby_Fire ? @LancashireFRS #Earby pic.twitter.com/JzplOvmXIq
— Earby Fire Station (@Earby_Fire) April 2, 2022
Here they are our 20 colleagues who are walking from Buckingham Palace to our training ground in Reigate today for their charity challenge! All funds raised go to @firefighters999: https://t.co/WabTVr5svK pic.twitter.com/g3kCw61oM8
— Surrey Fire & Rescue Service (@SurreyFRS) April 20, 2022
Just placed our last bag into the @firefighters999 clothes bank ahead of our move tomorrow & one of Marks fave songs "don't look back in anger" was playing on the radio, thanks for the sign Son "we won't, I promise xx" #MarkAllensLaw ???
— LeeanneBartley #MarksMum #MarkAllensLaw (@MarkAllensLaw) April 20, 2022
So I ran a marathon today, 3h55. Happy with that! pic.twitter.com/IzIwQqWvXQ
— Chris Chilli Saunders (@Thelurch) April 10, 2022
All money raised goes directly to these two incredibly worthy charities.
— Women in the Fire Service UK (@WFSUK1) April 8, 2022
We are proud to be supporting the @firefighters999 during this year to support their ongoing specialist services to both active and retired members of the UK fire service.
— Supreme Concrete (@SupremeConcret1) April 4, 2022
My first time organising a charity car wash at #LeightonBuzzard and we managed to raise a HUGE £1500.98 for @firefighters999. So proud of our station. Great community spirit. ??@BedsFire #fundraising #nationalcarwash pic.twitter.com/CN0IJPJXHQ
— Liam Smith (@FF_LiamSmith) April 2, 2022
I’ve done it @marathonDsables. Will thank everyone in time who has supported me. Broken but elated. I know I had my Ma looking over me all week ❤️ Time to be with family ?@hideseekfilms @firefighters999 @Sundried @thesweatexperts @LornaJKing pic.twitter.com/K7to4SbO8D
— James Rossano Bull (@999fireBull) April 2, 2022
Cohort 5 apprentices ?? are in Durham city centre NOW – Pop along and give them some support whilst they cycle 442km for @firefighters999 ?♀️
— County Durham & Darlington Fire & Rescue Service (@CDDFRS) April 29, 2022
A MASSIVE THANK YOU to the generous support from the people of Collingham and the local area following our charity car wash today. Along with a charity Darts match held at the football club recently, we have been able to raise £2000 towards The Fire Fighters Charity. @nottsfire pic.twitter.com/Bj2pUtC3xZ
— Leigh Holmes (@Leigh_Holmes1) April 3, 2022
100km in 2 days.
What a fantastic effort by the team ??
The donation page will stay open, if you can:https://t.co/JNj4bO1YI6
And please, stay safe around water. pic.twitter.com/N55VBMDm1k
— Frodsham Fire Station (@FrodshamFire) April 3, 2022
Well it is home time… 119.4km, 159,271 steps, 5 very large blisters and feeling very tired. What an experience, and all for an amazing charity. Thank you feom the bottom of my heart to everyone that donated. @firefighters999 @LancashireFRS pic.twitter.com/Mv9m1TCoWw
— Kelly McHugh (@KellyMQ10) April 2, 2022
— HelpingHoodies (@helpinghoodies) April 26, 2022
Wellingborough Fire Station Charity Carwash!
Firefighters and fire staff will volunteer their own time on Saturday April 9th to ensure visitors get a squeaky-clean vehicle in return for a donation to the @firefighters999 charity! Come along between 10am-4pm.
NN8 1LT pic.twitter.com/XF1DaTmtCD
— Northamptonshire Fire & Rescue (@northantsfire) April 8, 2022
— Paul Weller (@PaulWeller30) April 3, 2022
The forecast for this week is looking a little bleak, so here's your daily dose of sunshine. ☀️ We recently held a Car Wash Fundraiser in partnership with our charity partner, @firefighters999. ? Thanks to everyone involved! #eggroup #egfamily #firefamily pic.twitter.com/THufsmC2vq
— EG Group (@TheEGGroup) April 4, 2022
There results are in… £1820 for the street collection and currently £1388 on Just Giving…. Amazing work from our new recruits @RBFRSofficial raising money for @firefighters999 @louise_ffc_furn pic.twitter.com/PvmrQfclVq
— Adam Brailsford (@abrailsford1985) April 4, 2022
A massive thank you to @michelledonelan for taking the time to recognise our little event. This is a reflection of the amazing support shown by the emergency service community across the country and the incredible local support from everyone in Bradford on Avon. #mentalhealth pic.twitter.com/HDA0tU4rAI
— The Firefighter Hill Climb (@FFHillClimb) April 5, 2022
This Sunday we are taking part in a 10k Tough Mudder at Belvoir Castle.
— MablethorpeFire (@MablethorpeFire) April 20, 2022
Yesterday I helped out at the Wellingborough fire station car wash raising money for @firefighters999. Thank you to everyone who came and donated ??@20NFRS @michelle16bates @FireChiefNhants @northantsfire #firecadet @Northants_ESV @ESCadets pic.twitter.com/lgQCZfFaCR
— Molly Hill (@Mollyhill2004) April 10, 2022
We'd like to say a huge thank you to everyone who came to Hyndburn Fire Station's charity car wash on Saturday. The firefighters raised an incredible £2,285 for humanitarian aid in Ukraine and The Fire Fighters Charity ? pic.twitter.com/4qLydBbdOi
— Lancashire Fire & Rescue Service (@LancashireFRS) April 6, 2022
— Tommy Calderwood (@we_are_killie) April 20, 2022
A Great Morning of Washing All Sorts of Vehicles last Saturday! Raising an Amazing £700 for the @firefighters999 Lots of Fun & Smiles all round from both our Firefighters & the Local Community! Thank you One & All for your Support! #CarWash #FunTimes ?? pic.twitter.com/ObvINqVVha
— Launceston Community Fire Station (@LauncestonCFRS) April 7, 2022
This afternoon we took receipt of a donation to the @firefighters999 charity.
— Tadcaster Fire Station (@NYFRS_Tad) April 10, 2022
Wow, what a fantastic donation of £700 from the Scunthorpe Disability Group to the @firefighters999 given to SM Frary at #Scunthorpe. It goes towards keeping the fire family fit and healthy across the UK. #ThankYou #support #charity #Health #fire pic.twitter.com/D10ub82jj3
— Humberside Fire & Rescue (@HumbersideFire) April 13, 2022
Brackley you've been so amazing and so generous! We raised £936 for the @firefighters999 charity today through all your fantastic donations!
Our last car wash raised £480 so you helped us smash our record! Thankyou all again! pic.twitter.com/H06fuZeM05
— Northamptonshire Fire & Rescue (@northantsfire) April 16, 2022
Our lovely colleague Louise Matthews will be setting off this weekend to fundraise for The Fire Fighters Charity, taking on the Isle of Wight challenge Check out her @JustGiving page and please donate if you can. https://t.co/PB2mfHZoDj
— Bedfordshire Fire Control (@Beds_FireCtrl) April 26, 2022